Teacher of Science (with Chemistry)

Ormiston Bushfield Academy, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Chemistry, Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971

Job summary

The Academy is continuing to expand and due to its popularity and increasing student numbers, a new £6 million wing was opened in September 2018. This extension is an addition to the £20.6 million state-of-the-art building that was completed September 2012, giving every student the opportunity to learn in an exciting and inspiring environment at an Academy that has been recognised for its high standards of inclusion. The new wing includes purpose built science laboratories to accommodate our rapidly expanding sixth form.

The Academy has continued to build on the successes of the last few years and achieved strong results at GCSE & A-Level in the summer. It is conveniently located close to the Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire & Lincolnshire borders & benefits from excellent road and rail links.

Required for Easter or September 2020, we are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and highly motivated teacher of Science to join our Science Department. Applications are welcomed from both experienced & newly qualified teachers (we offer a full induction programme for NQTs) & visits to the Academy are welcomed.

Ormiston Bushfield Academy is a good school (OFSTED - March 2016) with the recent inspection stating:

• Relationships between pupils and staff are positive and contribute substantially to the calm and productive learning environment
• Pupils are making very good progress
• Pupils behave well in lessons and around school

The successful candidate must be able to deliver high quality teaching across Key Stages 3 and 4; the ability to offer A-level Chemistry teaching is advantageous. The successful candidate should have a passion for Science and be innovative in the classroom.

This is an opportunity to join a dynamic Academy with a strong ethos of teamwork and support, where staff are committed to raising attainment. Science is a key and popular subject in the Academy with increasing numbers of students selecting the sciences at A-level.

The successful candidate will:
● Be a well-qualified teacher of Science with outstanding subject knowledge;
● Be able to inspire students, using their enthusiasm & enjoyment of their subject to ensure all students reach their full potential;
● Be able to work as part of a team to raise standards.

We offer:
● Personalised professional development;
● An opportunity to join a well-established & successful department;
● An opportunity to join a friendly & supportive staff at this popular Academy recognised locally & nationally for its continued improvement.
● Free use of state-of-the-art gymnasium facilities.

Application forms & further information about this post are available from our Website, or please contact Maureen Roberts, by telephone or e-mail to maureen.roberts@bushfield.co.uk
Closing date for receipt of applications: Midday – Friday, 31st January 2020

The Academy is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & young people & expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of two suitable references & a successful application for an enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

Essential educational requirements

Degree and Qualified Teacher Status

Essential qualifications

Degree and Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

An enthusiastic teacher of Chemistry with excellent teaching and communication skills and the abilityto inspire and motify young people to learn in Science.

Employee benefits

Free use of state of the art gymnasium facilities

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 952 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Ormiston Bushfield Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email maureen.roberts@bushfield.co.uk

About Ormiston Bushfield Academy

School location

Ortongate, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE2 5RQ